Hospitality Design: Around the World – Mi Chola, Aspen

Davis Ink

February 14, 2017

Hospitality Design - Around the World: Mi Chola, AspenThe scoop: For the 3,500-square-foot contemporary Mexican restaurant, Davis Krumins, president of Costa Mesa, California-based Davis Ink, was charged with a funky, “never-been-seen-before environment.”

That equated to rustic, raw elements effortlessly mixed with modern touches and the “WTF elements” he has become known for. Highlights include hand-torched pine plywood panels, exposed rebar, hand painted street art, floating ropes, authentic railroad spikes (on celling panels and barnwood walls), geometric patterned wallpaper, and tufted seating set against a screen wall made of random metallic skulls, an altar of roses, candles, and artifacts framing a provocative “red lipstick” Madonna, along with a black and white “cholo’ mural,” he explains.

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